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Major Requirements

Major Requirements (84 credits) 

44 credit hours must be completed in residence in the major, including FA 199 and LL 303. 

Professional Studies Core (20 credits, 8 credits in residence)

Course Title Quarter Hours
CAREER ASSESSMENT AND PLANNING
FA 199CAREER ASSESSMENT AND PLANNING 12
PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATIONS
CMNS 315HEALTH COMMUNICATION4
ETHICS AND SOCIAL JUSTICE IN THE PROFESSIONS, Courses with the PSES requirement designation, choose one of the following:
PHL 229BIOMEDICAL ETHICS4
HLTH 229ETHICS FOR HEALTH SCIENCES4
REL 229MEDICINE, ETHICS AND SOCIETY4
GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES, Courses with the PSGP requirement designation, choose one of the following:
CCS 328GLOBAL INFECTIOUS DISEASES AND HEALTH4
ANT 362GLOBAL HISTORY OF HEALTH4
HLTH 380TOPICS IN HEALTH SCIENCES4
CAPSTONE PROJECT
LL 303CAPSTONE PROJECT 16
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Must be completed in residence. 

Health Sciences Core (20 credits)

Course Title Quarter Hours
HLTH 200FOUNDATIONS OF HEALTH SCIENCES4
HLTH 210INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC HEALTH4
HLTH 250HEALTH CARE POLICY IN THE UNITED STATES4
or SOC 221 INTRODUCTION TO THE U.S HEALTH CARE SYSTEM
DCM 308INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS4
or PSY 240 STATISTICS I
or SOC 279 INTRO STATS FOR THE SOCIAL SCIENCES
HLTH 310FUNDAMENTALS OF EPIDEMIOLOGY4

Leadership, Business, and Management Core (28 credits)

Course Title Quarter Hours
BADM 223ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE PRINCIPLES4
DA 233APPLIED INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS4
BADM 315ECONOMICS FOR DECISION-MAKING4
or BADM 305 ECONOMICS FOR MANAGERS
HLTH 330HEALTH LEADERSHIP4
DCM 302PROJECT MANAGEMENT: DESIGN AND ASSESSMENT4
BADM 334HUMAN RESOURCE AND TALENT DEVELOPMENT FUNDAMENTALS FOR MANAGERS4
BADM 335RISK MANAGEMENT IN THE WORKPLACE4

Major Elective Courses (16 credits, select from below)

Course Title Quarter Hours
HEALTH IN CULTURAL CONTEXT
ANT 361GLOBAL ISSUES IN WOMEN'S HEALTH4
ANT 272INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY4
HLTH 236GAY MEN'S HEALTH MATTERS4
PSY 213LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL AND TRANSGENDER PSYCHOLOGY4
HEALTH OPTIONS FOR FACILITIES, COMMUNITIES, AND WORKPLACES
CCA 396INTRODUCTION TO ART THERAPY4
CCH 367LEISURE, RECREATION, AND HEALTH4
BADM 340IMPLEMENTING CORPORATE TRAINING PROGRAMS4
HLTH 335COMMUNITY HEALTH ASSESSMENT4
PSY 354COMMUNITY PSYCHOLOGY4
ELDERCARE
CCS 219NEUROPLASTICITY AND THE AGING BRAIN4
DCM 323THE PSYCHOLOGY OF AGING AND THE AGED4
HLTH 341DEATH AND DYING4
ADMINISTRATION
DCM 312ADVANCED LEADERSHIP THEORY & PRACTICE4
HLTH 336PROGRAM EVALUATION4
MGT 398SPECIAL TOPICS4
PRAD 338HEALTH AND PUBLIC RELATIONS4
PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTH CARE
SOC 321HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS4
HLTH 194HUMAN PATHOGENS AND DEFENSE4
HLTH 202HEALTH RESEARCH LITERACY4
ANT 361GLOBAL ISSUES IN WOMEN'S HEALTH4
HLTH 335COMMUNITY HEALTH ASSESSMENT4
HLTH 336PROGRAM EVALUATION4
PSY 364HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY4
BIOSCIENCES
CCS 320MAMMALOGY4
HLTH 194HUMAN PATHOGENS AND DEFENSE4
HLTH 195HUMAN FORM AND FUNCTION4
BIO 110EVOLUTION IN HEALTH AND MEDICINE4

Open Electives (34 credits)

Open Electives can be fulfilled through courses taken in the School of Continuing and Professional Studies and other DePaul colleges, transfer courses, assessment of prior learning (PLA), and independent studies.​​​​​

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